Today is Monday, Dec. 2, the 336th day of 2019. There are 29 days left in the year. On this day 10, 25 and 50 years ago, The Daily Advance reported:

In 2009, Dominick James Jordan, 19, a former prison inmate, was back in custody facing multiple felony charges after city police said he shot two men and led them on a high-speed chase that ended with the crash of a stolen car into the roof of a local eatery.

In 1994, the N.C. Department of Transportation was planning to move its Division 1 offices from Ahoskie to Edenton.

In 1969, Elizabeth City City Council approved a resolution to participate in the Electric Power In Carolina program at their December meeting, in an attempt to provide cheaper electric power to its customers.

Today’s Highlight in History:

In 1859, militant abolitionist John Brown was hanged for his raid on Harpers Ferry the previous October.